Millions of cars worldwide are being recalled due to faulty, potentially lethal, airbags.

It’s the case of Hien Tran which most starkly illustrates the serious dangers surrounding the current global recall of cars fitted with airbags made b(...)

A customer tries out Apple’s Siri voice recognition function. In a study of voice-activation systems, Siri proved the most distracting. Photograph: Jerome Favre/Bloomberg

MATT RICHTELDo not Siri and drive. New research shows that serious distraction can result when drivers use Siri, Apple’s voice-activation system, to (...)

French? Yes. International? Yes. Dominated by the Germans? Of course... 1:15

Fuel economy and the feelgood factor: those are the big themes from the opening day of the Paris motor show, which boasts all the usual glitz and gla(...)

A fat-fingered trade sent a spasm through Japan’s stock market on Wednesday, as a transaction worth almost Y68tn ($617 billion) was entered – and then swiftly cancelled.

A fat-fingered trade sent a spasm through Japan’s stock market on Wednesday, as a transaction worth almost Y68tn ($617 billion) was entered – and then(...)

Chief Designer Ian Callum poses alongside the new Jaguar XE automobile during its the World Premier launch in London last month.  Photograph: Simon Dawson/Bloomberg

Audi A big show for Audi this one, as it continues its relentless march into every motoring niche. The facelifts of the A6 and Q3 will get their (...)

Thousands of protesters occupy a main street at Mongkok shopping district in Hong Kong. Photograph:  Reuters

Twirling a handful of yellow ribbons pressed into my hand to signify peace with Hong Kong’s protesters, and with eyes reddened by tear gas, I’m ponde(...)

Peugeot will use the upcoming Paris Motor Show to launch the new 308 GT, a high(ish)- performance version of its popular, award-winning 308 hatchback (...)

It might be a bit back-lit, but this is the first image for Toyota’s putative rival for the Nissan Qashqai, likely to be called Auris Cross.Looking mo(...)

A taxi driver has told how he feared for his life after he was attacked and beaten repeatedly around the head by two passengers who then robbed him and stole his vehicle. Photograph: Aidan Crawley/The Irish Times.

A taxi driver has told how he feared for his life after he was attacked and beaten repeatedly around the head by two passengers who then robbed him an(...)

Keith Banks (Nestlé Ireland), Ireland AM’s Anna Daly and Joe Shannon at the Ireland Am Studio in Tv3 Studios Dublin announcing Nestle Carnation as the new sponsor of TV3’s Ireland AM cookery segments

Over at TV3 they’re no slouches when it comes to reeling in the sponsors for the station’s busy and bright Ireland AM breakfast show.Nestlé Carnation (...)